Fatal Fire Under Investigation

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The New Mexico State Fire Marshal’s office is investigating a fire that claimed a woman’s life Wednesday morning, February 17.
The Truth or Consequences Volunteer Fire Department was called to the corner of Hackberry and Cottonwood Lane just after 2:15 a.m. Wednesday to an older model singlewide trailer fully engulfed in flames. Fire Chief Paul Tooley said when volunteers arrived there were “flames shooting in the air some twenty feet.”
Within a matter of minutes the department had the blaze knocked down and were working on the hot spots when they came across the remains of a woman in the bedroom area of the home…